Born Hungry is the creative studio of Kristina Marija Valiunas — graphic designer, illustrator and art director located in Seattle, WA. Specializing in print design, branding, illustration, and creative direction. 


IKEA PIXEL ART

These illustrative GIFS for began as social support for National Froyo day have evolved into a mini campaign promoting IKEA’s favourite canteen items. 

The never-ending froyo post was IKEAs most commented Instagram post to date while generating 300 new followers and an increase in frozen yogurt sales.

Animations by Dan Purdy

— more IKEA projects

Pixel art GIF for IKEA's national frozen yogurt day.
Pixel art GIF for IKEA's national  hotdog day.

GAIN

A custom illustrated typeface for a
Gain laundry detergent campaign.

— Brand Typeface

PRINTED BY SOMERSET

Portraits, maps and icons for the
rebranding of a printing company.

— Illustration

DESMOnD & beatrice

Illustrations for a local bakeshop — from
brand collateral, to campaigns and events.

— Illustration

ICONOGRAPHY

An accumulation of icon sets from
numerous brands and projects. 

— Icons

ikea ASSEMBLE A DATE

A step-by-step manual of how to
assemble a romantic dinner.

— Infographic

CMAs

Sets of illustrations promoting
the awards gala.

— Campaign Illustrations

MOOSEHEAD BEER 

An illustrative Christmas card
for all their loyal customers.

— Printed Card

NINTENDO

A throw-back — to a pair of
Nintendo Duck Hunt guns. 

— Illustration

IKEA PIXEL ART

Animated GIFs of their canteen
items for social media.

— Pixel Art

HOGTOWN & VANCITY

When East meets West
strange things happen.

— Poster

EARLS RESTAURANT

An infographic breakdown to better
help servers understand their wines. 

— Printed Infographic Poster

ENBRIDGE INFOGRAPHICS

A collection of infographics
and illustrations.

— Brand Collateral

BEaVER FEVER 

Poster advertising a themed weekend
at Beaver Mountain ski hill. 

— Printed Poster

TD BANK TYPEFACE

A custom illustrated typeface
for one of Canada's largest banks.

— Brand Typeface

YELLOW PAGES

Illustrations of objects and services
for an ad campaign.

— Campaign Illustrations

LEO BURNETT

Illustrated invitations for a
carnival themed party. 

— Printed Invitation

PERSONAL

Illustrated invitations
to a potluck.

— Digital Invitation

THE PERFECT MATCH

Wrapping paper texture
for The Perfect Match. 

— Wrapping Paper


A.M. Surf

Launching fall 2015. A new online surf brand, with it's own line of boards and apparel  —synonymous with craftsmanship and style.

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Anchored Social Club

In an old car garage turned gym, clients focus on a full mobility approach to fitness using body weight and natural biological movements.

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Man Wai Wong

A graphic designer dabbling in various disciplines from branding and product design to cross-media and  3D structures.

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Steven Tiao

Art director by day, dumpling pusher by night. A multi-talented creator, coder, designer and illustrator — and all around nice guy.

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